Print Edition for the week of
May. 10 - 16, 2017

Vol. 17, No. 52
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Sabrina Elliott


A Landmark State Supreme Court Ruling May Not Be as Comprehensive as It Seemed

Prosecutors Still Going After Homeless People Who Ignore Cops’ Orders

Business Leaders Swore They’d Help Solve Oregon’s Massive Budget Hole

So Where Are They?

Hall Monitor: From the Pot Shop to the Cop Shop

Ted Wheeler Wants to Put Almost All Portland Pot Taxes into Police


Record Review

Boone Howard, The Other Side of Town

Record Review

The Shivas, Turn Me On

Sneaker Wave

The Latest in Portland Hip-Hop

Things to Do Music: May 10-16

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Tank and the Bangas Radiate the Spirit of New Orleans

The Winners of NPR’s 2017 Tiny Desk Contest Discuss Their Roots and Inspiration

Resistance & Solidarity

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of May 10-16

Movies & TV

Things To Do Film: May 12-18

This Week: A Quiet Passion, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, and HUMP!

The Mumbo Jumbo of Buster’s Mal Heart

Buster’s Heart Is Fine. His Brain? Not So Much.

Nut Up, Fantasy Nerds: This King Arthur’s a Real Man!

Guy Ritchie’s Macho Bluster Mars King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Master of None Is Anything but Niche

Aziz Ansari Outdoes Himself in Season Two

Sun’s Out, Tits Out

Snatched Isn’t As Disappointing As It Could Be!


The Beaches and Bars of Jimmy Buffett: A Good Life All the Way

Portland Author Ryan White Explores the Charms and Clichés of Margaritaville

Rob Sheffield’s Dreaming the Beatles Is a Love Letter to the Fab Four

The Music Writer’s Latest Is a Chronicle of Lifelong Fandom

Theater & Performance

The Talented Ones’ Risky Humor

Yussef El Guindi is Back with a Comedy About Personal Failure and Political Realities


Crisis Averted?

A Brand New Mental Health Center Aims to Revolutionize Care in Portland. It Faces Dizzying Challenges.

Last Supper

A Sushi Burrito for Everyone

You're Never Far from a Supersize Roll

Lush Life

The Drinks for Right Now

It's time for pink drinks, patios, and semi-sunny vibes.

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

Thank You for Turning Me Down

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Wine Growers vs. Weed Growers

McMinnville-Area Vineyard Owners Don’t Like the Smell


Moms Get High, Too

And Some Have Been Doing It for Years

Sold Out


Letters to the Editor

“What the Hell Kind of Paper Do You Use to Print the Merc?”

Savage Love

Traps and Triggers

The Party Review

A Queer Picnic in the Park